Toxicity of dietary and intravenously administered moniliformin to broiler chickens.

@article{Allen1981ToxicityOD,
  title={Toxicity of dietary and intravenously administered moniliformin to broiler chickens.},
  author={Nathan Allen and Horst Burmeister and Gary A. Weaver and Chester J. Mirocha},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1981},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={
          1415-7
        }
}
Moniliformin (1-hydroxy-cyclobut-1-ene-3,4-dione), either purified (0, 8, and 16 mg/kg of diet) or from culture of Fusarium moniliforme strain NRRL 6322 on corn grits (8, 16, and 64 mg/kg of diet) was fed to growing broiler chicks from 1 to 21 days of age. Up to 16 mg moniliformin/kg of diet from either source was without effect on chick weight gain, feed consumption, and mortality. Chicks fed 64 mg moniliformin/kg of diet from culture had reduced weight gain and feed consumption. Total daily… CONTINUE READING
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